Presidential hopeful Jimmy Smyth before Meath County Council this morning
One councillor thanks Jimmy Smyth for his earlier contribution. “You may not know me Jimmy but I think you played music at my wedding” #Áras18
— Sean Defoe (@SeanDefoe) August 27, 2018
Previously: Don’t Fret, Citizen Smyth Is Here
Pic: LMFM Radio
Mícheál Lehane, of RTE, reports:
A formal order for the Presidential Election may be signed as early as tomorrow.
…Should this happen, the opening date for nominations to contest the election would be Thursday, 30 August, nominations would then close on 26 September.
RTÉ News understands that a final decision still has to be made on what day the election will take place. It will be either Thursday, 25 October or Friday, 26 October.